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Jaromir Sant


I am a first year PhD student working in mathematical population genetics under the supervision of Paul Jenkins, Jere Koskela and Dario Spanò. I graduated with a B.Sc in Mathematics and Statistics & OR (specialising in the latter) at the University of Malta in 2016, and completed Part III (MASt in Mathematical Statistics) at Cambridge in the following year.

Research Interests:

My research interests mainly revolve around probability and statistics. I am particularly interested in mathematical population genetics which aims to offer a mathematical framework within which to understand and explain how various biological phenomena propagate in nature. I am also interested in stochastic processes and Bayesian statistics in general and how these two fields complement one another to offer more flexible frameworks within which to model various real life processes.

Talks & Posters:

Bayesian Estimation for Diffusions in Genetics, PDMU Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, August 2018

Machine Learning in Image Analysis, MASDOC retreat, with Hanson Bharth, Jacek Kiedrowski and Jack Thomas, April/May 2018

Controlling Stochastic Currency Risk Exposure Optimally, Part III Seminar Series, University of Cambridge, November 2017

Controlling Stochastic Currency Risk Exposure Optimally, PDMU Conference, Brno, Czech Republic, August 2016


PDMU Conference, August 2018

LMS Invited Lecture Series and CRISM Summer School in Computational Statistics, Warwick July 2018

PDMU Conference, August 2016



Teaching Assistant for ST218 Mathematical Statistics Part A Term 1

Teaching Assistant for ST202 Stochastic Processes Term 2

Supervisor for a group of non-maths students Terms 1 & 2


My email is, and I'm based in B3.04 in the Zeeman building.